Every Last Time Is like the First

from by Mike Bankhead

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you’re in the space between these walls
protected by your marble halls
mysteriously jocular and emminently popular
waiting for me

you’re the one i wish i’d caught
you’re darker than i ever thought
haunting minds with subtle shines
you seem to be who you are not
waiting for me

i see you hiding in plain view
and everybody loves you
i see

introduce you to my friends
sometime before this moment ends
i know there’s guile behind the smile
another heart that’s on the mend
waiting for me

you looked at me like you always do
i can’t keep waiting like this for you
i’ll walk to the back of the line
because i know you’ll be fine
someday you’ll make me come around again


from Echo in the Crevices, released July 1, 2017



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Mike Bankhead Dayton, Ohio

Mike Bankhead is a bassist and songwriter from the Dayton, Ohio area. His songs speak of depression, frustration, loss, and regret – all buoyed by hope. These themes are presented with crunchy guitar, occasional dissonance, and a love of hooks.

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